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Year: 2017
Country: Austria, Russia
Determining heart rate variability (HRV) during the daily life of an astronaut in orbit was the inspiration for commercial products, such as theJoysys’ ChronoCord. In...
Year: 2017
Country: United States
Humans working in an enclosed space can experience a great deal of stress. Working in an enclosed space while orbiting the Earth in a microgravity environment may...
Year: 2017
Country: United States
The fitness of NASA’s astronauts has always been a concern. Treadmills and bicycles on space stations are great cardiovascular training tools, but resistive...
Year: 2017
Some athletes are all about metrics. Heart rate, distance, speed, and other data can be measured using smartphones, smartwatches, pedometers, chest straps and...
A European Space Agency (ESA) program to grow food in space may be able to improve the diet of people living in...
Year: 2016
Satellite Earth observation technology helps to identify skin disease.
Year: 2016
Country: Japan
Worms help scientists understand bone and muscle mass loss.
Year: 2016
Country: United States
The government is using crop glow to estimate crop growth.
Year: 2014
Some garment makers, such as Björn Borg, are attempting to address a very real need for heat resistance in underclothes. Working with materials used to protect astronauts, garment manufacturers are heeding the wishes of Swedish steelworkers, a demographic working in very heated conditions, and...

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